Basic Korean Terms

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Below is a list of basic Korean terms we will be using:

  • Attention – ‘Chah-reot’
  • At ease – ‘Shi-uh’
  • Belt – ‘Thee’
  • Bow – ‘Kyeong-eoh’
  • Degree (rank) – ‘Dan’ (Dahn)
  • End – ‘Bah-ro’
  • Form – ‘Poome-sae’
  • Instructor – ‘Sah-bum nim’
  • Ready – ‘June-bee’
  • Start – ‘She-jake’
  • Stop – ‘Keu-mahn’
  • Taekwondo – ‘Facility Do-Jahng’
  • Uniform – ‘Do-bok’
  • Yell – ‘Ki-hap’

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